Month: November 2017

Saturday Edition no. 18

Saturday Edition no. 18

How is it already the last weekend of November? This fall seems to be flying by. I’m getting into the festive spirit this weekend by heading to the annual Christmas Market in Toronto’s distillery district with my family and I’m so excited. We go each […]

Brand Review: Kotn

Brand Review: Kotn

Welcome to our first official brand review featuring Kotn! We receive so many messages from friends telling us about amazing, cool, new and old brands practising ethical standards and sustainability and we wanted a way to share these with you! Enter brand reviews. These short […]

An Interview With Jessica Burman of Cocoon Apothecary

An Interview With Jessica Burman of Cocoon Apothecary

This past weekend I had the pleasure of sitting down with the CEO of Cocoon Apothecary to talk about all things green beauty, environment, and entrepreneurship. Cocoon Apothecary is a local KW Skincare company that is all natural, uses organic ingredients, and prioritizes the environment. It’s […]

The Easiest Pho’king Pho!

The Easiest Pho’king Pho!

I’m a BIG fan of meals that take less than ten minutes to pull together. I’m rarely home long enough to make a good meal, but I really enjoy cooking. So quick and easy recipes have become a must-have with my school-work-life-etc schedule! This pho […]

Sustainability Around the World: Senegal

Sustainability Around the World: Senegal

This week, we were super lucky to have our friend Fiona share her experience with sustainability in Senegal. Fiona currently lives and works in Senegal and we thought it would be a great opportunity to look at how sustainability is different across the ocean. Further, […]

Environmentally Friendly Sneakers We Love

Environmentally Friendly Sneakers We Love

While sneakers have been totally on trend this past year, it’s important to recognize that shoe companies often exercise extremely unsustainable practices and employ labourers with highly informal contracts and in often dangerous conditions. Often, just because you’re paying more for a product, does not mean […]

Superfoods that ARE Worth the Pricetag

Superfoods that ARE Worth the Pricetag

It’s hard to decipher which superfoods that come up with new fads are worth the often hefty price tag, and which ones don’t really do too much for you. We feel you. Kristen posted a great list of superfoods that aren’t worth it, and I’m […]

Saturday Edition no. 17

Saturday Edition no. 17

Happy Saturday! I can’t believe it’s November already…it seems like just yesterday was the start of September. This weekend is a busy one for me – I saw Arcade Fire last night (one word – amazing), and I’m visiting universities with my family this weekend […]